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Basketball icon Bill Russell dies at 88

Bill Russell in 1956. (AP Photo)
Bill Russell in 1956. (AP Photo)

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell was a basketball icon and a champion for civil rights. NPR’s Adrian Ma has this profile of Russell.

This story was originally produced for WBUR.

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